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  • Hampshire, UK
  • growing yeast
  • Male
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  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 04:15 PM
    Just had a thought, what's the maximum ratio for pale malt to adjunct for enzymic purposes? (Is
    LME diastatic?)Sorry, but I hardly use adjuncts or extract, so cannot comment on your recipe.
    Other expe...

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 04:02 PM
    oh well, it'll be a light beer ... :o but that's O.K. isn't it?Personally, I don't recommend
    adding even more sugar - it'll dry it, and 'thin' it even more.If it were mine, I'd accept it
    as it is, or ...

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 03:24 PM
    155 degrees for 1 hourHmm. Sounds OK (although I always give at least 90mins mashing, more
    normally 2-3hrs, but that is probably OTT). Also, check your sparging, did you 'over-water'?My
    wort usually t...

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 02:06 PM
    i ended up using rice instead of grits, but a quick question, my sg on the final mash is right,
    but the mash isnt very sweet, could i have not gotten conversion of the grain? till i added the
    extract ...

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 11:55 AM
    Grits in a beer sounded like a good idea for me. You would be increasing the mineral weight of
    your water (calcium, iron, copper, zinc) and adding quite a bit of partially caramelized corn
    sugar from ...

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-04-2009 at 11:05 AM
    is it wrong that ive thought about that? it tastes pretty goodNot at all - it demonstrates that
    you love this hobby!:o :mug:

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-03-2009 at 11:46 PM
    That's why you drink your hydrometer samples. :Dhow did you know? waste not, want
    not.:DO.K.:off:

  • Posted in thread: Most impatient brewer ever on 05-03-2009 at 11:43 PM
    ok fuggit..., if were going out like that ,im just gonna primary in my bottling bucket so i can
    have a pint the day after i pitch LOL!!..ill call it "stormy brew"Yeah, and why not just drink
    the wort ...

  • Posted in thread: Gettin' my homebrew stripes... on 05-03-2009 at 11:38 PM
    I had my first bottle explode this morning... another step closer to becoming a veteran
    homebrewer - YES!!!:rockin:Hopefully, not a step closer to being a deceased one ... :oTake care
    there, it sounds...

  • Posted in thread: SUPERB! - I'm a convert! on 05-03-2009 at 11:29 PM
    If you're getting autolysis on your taint, you're doing it wrong. :DThere aint no taint on my
    autolysis, I assure you.:o

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